Pulvis Aloes et Canellae, N. F. (Powder of Aloe and Canella)

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer, or as found in contemporary medical literature, are:
For use as a laxative but is rarely employed today. It has gained some reputation as an abortifacient and therefore must be sold with caution. [Remington's Practice of Pharmacy, Seventh Edition, 1926]
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1928
maker
Parke, Davis and Company
place made
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Associated Place
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paper (label material)
aloe (drug active ingredients)
canella (drug active ingredients)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 8.89 cm x 4.7625 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
MG.M-02398
catalog number
M-02398
accession number
101594
Credit Line
Gift of Parke, Davis and Company; Accession 101594 (1928)
subject
Laxatives
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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